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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:48 am

AMcCarter wrote:
E.CaimanSands wrote:Congrats, Steve. Though Eureka, CA? Is that a real place, or is someone pulling my British trousered leg??

And yes, the Gator is preparing a special anchovy surprise for whichever forum regular will still be with us. wotf005 You see, she's not all bad. wotf041


Isn't that where Global Dynamics is located?


Yep! (I think, at any rate...)
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby wellsdesigned » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:49 am

E.CaimanSands wrote:Congrats, Steve. Though Eureka, CA? Is that a real place, or is someone pulling my British trousered leg??


Eureka is real enough, but it can seem as remote as the moon getting there sometimes.

Congratulations Steve! wotf010

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby gower21 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:52 am

wellsdesigned wrote:
E.CaimanSands wrote:Congrats, Steve. Though Eureka, CA? Is that a real place, or is someone pulling my British trousered leg??


Eureka is real enough, but it can seem as remote as the moon getting there sometimes.

Congratulations Steve! wotf010


I was just there about a week ago and my kids where threatening to puke all over the car. We had to pull over a lot. The twisty roads to the coast are killer.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:55 am

gower21 wrote:
wellsdesigned wrote:
E.CaimanSands wrote:Congrats, Steve. Though Eureka, CA? Is that a real place, or is someone pulling my British trousered leg??


Eureka is real enough, but it can seem as remote as the moon getting there sometimes.

Congratulations Steve! wotf010


I was just there about a week ago and my kids where threatening to puke all over the car. We had to pull over a lot. The twisty roads to the coast are killer.


On highway 1? Think we might have passed it. Since I was driving I had my eyes on the road and my fingers crossed. May have accounted for some of my erratic driving.

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Holly Heisey » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:03 pm

Congrats, Steve! wotf010

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Postby gower21 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:04 pm

Holly Heisey wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010



Yes, Congrats to the winners!!

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby dantzel » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:16 pm

Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???
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Postby Strycher » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:21 pm

dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


No. Suffer.

(They seemed to say.)

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:21 pm

dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Strycher » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:22 pm

Isto wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


wotf020

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:22 pm

Strycher wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


No. Suffer.

(They seemed to say.)


Beatings will continue until morale improves.

(figurative, of course)
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Postby AMcCarter » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:23 pm

Isto wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


Everyday is Thursday.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Strycher » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:27 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:
Strycher wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


No. Suffer.

(They seemed to say.)


Beatings will continue until morale improves.

(figurative, of course)


AMcCarter wrote:
Isto wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


Everyday is Thursday.


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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:29 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:
Strycher wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


No. Suffer.

(They seemed to say.)


Beatings will continue until morale improves.

(figurative, of course)

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Postby Isto » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:32 pm

wotf006 Suppose we can make it to 4000?
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Postby dantzel » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:34 pm

Alright, I've held out long enough. Time to get some real writing in before my next Pilates class. I will catch up on the awesome action this evening. wotf016
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby E.CaimanSands » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:37 pm

AMcCarter wrote:
Isto wrote:
dantzel wrote:Congrats, Steve! wotf010

Would they just announce it so I can get back to writing???


Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


Everyday is Thursday.


This seems oddly appropriate, one of my favourite songs... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7Gee3THtb8
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Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:39 pm

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Isto » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:44 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:
AMcCarter wrote:[quote="Isto
Maybe they're waiting until THURSDAY.


Everyday is Thursday.


This seems oddly appropriate, one of my favourite songs... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7Gee3THtb8[/quote]

Every day is Silent and Grey. Pretty much says it. You should write a dark comedy. I loved the Death Roll comment on the other thread.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby MJNL » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:45 pm

Awesome, Stewart!

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Postby Rebecca Birch » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:46 pm

MJNL wrote:Note to self--cannot edit story and read WotF forum at the same time. Editors will not appreciate forum replies mid-manuscript.


Now, back to the story!
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Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:47 pm

MJNL wrote:Awesome, Stewart!

I can only take credit for stealing DNA's genius.
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Postby mrmeadors » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:48 pm

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby E.CaimanSands » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:54 pm

Isto wrote:I loved the Death Roll comment on the other thread.


wotf006 Awesome! While I admit I--ahem--often laugh at my own terrible gator jokes, I confess I was practically rolling around on the floor with that one. It's nice to know I wasn't the only one laughing. wotf001

As for writing a dark comedy--I've already written one of sorts! Two even! Flash length and near flash length. I'm tempted to try something longer...
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Postby MJNL » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:03 pm

Rebecca Birch wrote:
MJNL wrote:Note to self--cannot edit story and read WotF forum at the same time. Editors will not appreciate forum replies mid-manuscript.


Now, back to the story!


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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:04 pm

E.CaimanSands wrote:
Isto wrote:I loved the Death Roll comment on the other thread.


wotf006 Awesome! While I admit I--ahem--often laugh at my own terrible gator jokes, I confess I was practically rolling around on the floor with that one. It's nice to know I wasn't the only one laughing. wotf001

As for writing a dark comedy--I've already written one of sorts! Two even! Flash length and near flash length. I'm tempted to try something longer...

F&SF Writers' Guidlines wrote:We receive a lot of fantasy fiction, but never enough science fiction or humor.


*whistles innocently*
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby gower21 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:11 pm

s_c_baker wrote:
E.CaimanSands wrote:
Isto wrote:I loved the Death Roll comment on the other thread.


wotf006 Awesome! While I admit I--ahem--often laugh at my own terrible gator jokes, I confess I was practically rolling around on the floor with that one. It's nice to know I wasn't the only one laughing. wotf001

As for writing a dark comedy--I've already written one of sorts! Two even! Flash length and near flash length. I'm tempted to try something longer...

F&SF Writers' Guidlines wrote:We receive a lot of fantasy fiction, but never enough science fiction or humor.


*whistles innocently*


Well, F&SF didn't want MY humor :( Oh well, guess I'll have to try again. I've got another one cooking up in the works.

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Postby AMcCarter » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:15 pm

GVG is a bit dark and twisted humor wise.
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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby Kary English » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:16 pm

40 lines on Duo and still going. The mind boggles...

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Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Postby s_c_baker » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:20 pm

AMcCarter wrote:GVG is a bit dark and twisted humor wise.

Heck, so am I.

Maybe I ought to take my own advice.
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